Claire Dunne v Irish Prison Service [2011]

  • Case Reference
    UD 704/2009 MN 722/2009
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Disciplinary and Grievance Issues
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissals Acts 1997-2007; Minimum Notice and Terms of Employment Acts 1973-2005; Dismissal procedures; Probationary clauses

FACTS

The employee was required to serve a probationary period of twelve months. This was then extended on a number of occasions until she had worked for the Respondent for over two years. The employer took a decision to dismiss the Claimant and the Claimant was offered the opportunity to make a written submission prior to her dismissal. She was not offered to make an oral representation to the employer. The decision to dismiss the employee was actually taken in January 2009, although she wasn’t informed about the decision until March 2009, referring to the “secretary general’s original

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This article is correct at 06/10/2011
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